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The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The trial has begun for six defendants accused of rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration. They are Michelle Macchio, 26, of Naples, Fla.; Jennifer Armento, 38, of Philadelphia; Christina Simmons, 20, of Cockeysville, Md.; Alexei Wood, 37, of San Antonio; Oliver Harris, 28, of Philadelphia; and Brittne Lawson, 27, of Pittsburgh. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff, these […]

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Are Given 18 Months To Leave (Video)

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Are Given 18 Months To Leave (Video)

We recently learned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted leniency to 4,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients whose renewal documents had been sitting unclaimed in a United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) mailbox. But before we jump to any conclusions about President Donald Trump’s immigration policies not being as authoritarian as we were […]

DACA Renewal Applications Were Not ‘Late’ Despite Initial Report (Video)

DACA Renewal Applications Were Not ‘Late’ Despite Initial Report (Video)

It appears as though 4,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients will be granted a filing extension after requisite documents were reported “late.” On November 10, the New York Times reported slow mail delivery was responsible. However, a lawsuit filed November 14 against President Donald Trump’s administration alleges the documents had been received on time and ignored in a […]

People Are Dying In Yemen As The Mainstream Media Obsesses Over Trump’s Tweets And Roy Moore (Video)

People Are Dying In Yemen As The Mainstream Media Obsesses Over Trump’s Tweets And Roy Moore (Video)

Let me start off by saying I have no problem with the media. I refer to it and quote it every day in these articles. I respect our “fourth estate” as a formidable barrier between a free republic where dissent is integral to keeping bureaucracy in check, and the alternative, where we are reduced to […]

Guess Who Benefits Most From The GOP Tax Plan–The Trumps (Video)

Guess Who Benefits Most From The GOP Tax Plan–The Trumps (Video)

“Believe me.” That’s what President Donald Trump told supporters at a September 27 event in Indiana, referring to how much he stood to lose under the Republican tax plan that ultimately passed the House of Representatives on Thursday 227 to 205. “My accountant called me and said ‘you’re going to get killed in this bill,’” Trump told a […]

Alabama Newspapers Call For Voters To ‘Reject Roy Moore’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Alabama Newspapers Call For Voters To ‘Reject Roy Moore’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

When the people of Birmingham, Huntsville, and Mobile walked out to get their morning papers, they were greeted by a rare sight–a front-page editorial. But under the circumstances, it was more than warranted. The three largest papers in Alabama urged their readers not to send Roy Moore to the Senate. Alabama Media Group, a subsidiary […]

Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Resigns After Being Caught Having Sex In His Office With A Man

Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Resigns After Being Caught Having Sex In His Office With A Man

Wes Goodman, a Republican state legislator in Ohio, made a name for himself with hardline anti-LGBT ideas and his resolute Christian values. That all came tumbling down for him this week, as the married lawmaker was caught cheating on his wife. In his office. With a man. Goodman regularly campaigned on “family values,” and his […]

Republican Senator Caught On Hot Mic Calling The GOP ‘Toast’ (VIDEO)

Republican Senator Caught On Hot Mic Calling The GOP ‘Toast’ (VIDEO)

The battle for the soul of the GOP continues to rage. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) continues to be at the forefront of that battle, as he appeared at a rally in Mesa, Arizona on Saturday. Speaking a little bit too close to a microphone that was still on, told Mesa Mayor John Giles that the […]

Twitter Destroys Franklin Graham For Calling Out Roy Moore Critics (AUDIO/TWEETS)

Twitter Destroys Franklin Graham For Calling Out Roy Moore Critics (AUDIO/TWEETS)

Roy Moore has been one of the religious right’s champions for the better part of a decade and a half. Even allowing for this, the line taken by a number of so-called moral guardians in defending Moore from allegations that he molested or pursued women and girls is, for lack of a better term, deplorable. […]

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

From opening our public land to commercial interests, green-lighting the Keystone XL pipeline, approving the Italian oil giant Eni SpA’s plan to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska, we are only beginning to get a taste of how far President Donald Trump and company will go to privatize the public sector. One […]

Roy Moore’s Smear Attempts On Accuser Exposed As BS (TWEETS/IMAGES/VIDEO)

Roy Moore’s Smear Attempts On Accuser Exposed As BS (TWEETS/IMAGES/VIDEO)

Even if the jury is theoretically still out on whether Roy Moore is a serial philanderer and sexual harasser, it is already clear beyond all doubt that the former Alabama chief justice is not fit to serve in the Senate. For the most part, Moore’s response to claims from multiple women that he either molested or […]

NEW VIDEO Shows 16 Women Telling How Donald Trump Sexually Assaulted Them

NEW VIDEO Shows 16 Women Telling How Donald Trump Sexually Assaulted Them

While most of the attention being paid to the subject of sexual assault involves Hollywood figures of would-be senators from Alabama, let’s not forget that the debate actually began when President Trump was running for office a year ago. That’s when we saw the infamous Access Hollywood tape on which Trump proudly told host Billy […]

At UN Climate Conference, World Leaders Show They Don’t Need Trump (Video)

At UN Climate Conference, World Leaders Show They Don’t Need Trump (Video)

Last spring, when President Donald Trump was considering withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate accords, other nations’ leaders pleaded with him to reconsider, appealing to a sense of responsibility and prudence. He was reminded of the influence America has on other nations, and warned if we withdrew others would likely as well. In June, he […]

Sean Hannity: I’m Not The One To Decide If Roy Moore Should Go (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Sean Hannity: I’m Not The One To Decide If Roy Moore Should Go (VIDEO/TWEETS)

It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 24 hours for former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore and his bid to take the old Senate seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. On Tuesday, his own party’s Senate leadership effectively threw him overboard in the wake of allegations that he had inappropriate contact with teenage […]

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re at it again. As if the proposed Senate Republican tax plan did not put enough targets on average Americans’ backs, according to multiple reports, the revised bill includes another insult: repeal the Affordable Care Act’s, aka Obamacare, individual mandate. The individual mandate is the most controversial part of former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. It requires all […]

America Does Not Have A Gun Problem, But A Problem Of The Heart (VIDEO)

America Does Not Have A Gun Problem, But A Problem Of The Heart (VIDEO)

Please note: The opinions that appear in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Liberal America.  The advent of numerous mass shootings and devastating homicide rates show a statistical reality. Lax firearm regulations directly correlate high gun violence deaths. When compared to similar first-world countries, the U.S. […]

The Supreme Court Could Decide American Unions’ Fate Early Next Year (Video)

The Supreme Court Could Decide American Unions’ Fate Early Next Year (Video)

Last year, public sector unions dodged a bullet after the U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked on the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA) case that threatened to eliminate fair share fees, aka union dues, that support strong collective bargaining efforts. Before that it was the 2014 Harris v. Quinn case. Now the war on public sector unions has returned with Janus v. American […]

UPDATED: Texas Church Shooter’s First Wife Reveals Husband’s Abusive Secrets (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Texas Church Shooter’s First Wife Reveals Husband’s Abusive Secrets (VIDEO)

Most of the questions about last week’s grisly shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas center around how the gunman was even able to get his hands on a gun in the first place. As we now know, the gunman, Devin Patrick Kelley, was booted out of the Air Force after pleading guilty at […]

Cult-Like Church Accused Of Kidnapping Kids, Destroying Families (VIDEO)

Cult-Like Church Accused Of Kidnapping Kids, Destroying Families (VIDEO)

For the better part of two decades, fringe charismatic church in western North Carolina that has been under fire for abusive, controlling, and outright cultish tactics. However, it’s only been recently that this church has finally been held to account. Over the last year, The Associated Press has rolled out the results of a two-year […]

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